There are many advantages to living in Central Florida. One you may not think about often is the many ways Central Florida living can naturally benefit your health. Here are just a few ways that living in the Central Florida area can benefit your health and increase your well-being.

Sunshine

While it’s important to limit your time in the sun, moderate exposure to sunlight can have many benefits for your health. Sunlight has been proven to lower blood pressure, increase oxygen levels and stimulate the immune system. Sunlight can also those who struggle with mental illness, like depression. Exposure to sunlight can help to offset the negative effects of being indoors during the entire work week.

Year Round Sports Activities

Staying active in a location with winter weather can be a challenge, particularly if you don’t like skiing or snowboarding. In Florida, it’s easy to stay active and get plenty of fresh air, thanks to the moderate winter weather. Central Florida in particular, has many opportunities to get out of the house and enjoy some fresh air, no matter what your interests and preferences are. If you enjoy theme parks, you can expect to walk around ten miles each time you visit the Magic Kingdom. Nature lovers can visit one of the many local state parks to find plenty of room for walking, hiking, kayaking and more. Numerous award-winning golf courses are nearby, and any rain that falls while you’re out hitting the links is likely to pass. For people who suffer from arthritis, back pain or other muscular disorders, the Central Florida weather and the possibility for year-round swimming can greatly alleviate symptoms and improve the overall quality of life.

Proximity to Health Care Services

The Orlando area is home to some of the best medical care in the nation, and residents can benefit from the expertise of the doctors found at local hospitals if a real medical need arises. Some of the accolades given to local hospitals include:

  • US News and World Report named Florida Hospital as one of the best in the nation in 15 different specialties, including gastrointestinal and cardiac care.
  • Nemours Children’s Hospital is rated as one of the best for children’s care in the Southeast, with doctors and nurses providing excellent care for kids of all ages.
  • The Arnold Palmer group of hospitals, which includes a children’s hospital and a women’s hospital, also provides top rated specialized care for pregnant women, babies, and heart disease patients.

With many hospitals in the region to choose from, Orlando residents are able to get the best-specialized care for any issue that arises.

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